The table below looks at the statistics for Load Balancing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Load Balancing over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Load Balancing
Rank 62 59 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Load Balancing 6 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.92% 1.35% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.58% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 5
Average salary £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
Load Balancing
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
549 570 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 84.07% 85.46% 84.77%
Number of salaries quoted 465 475 416
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Load Balancing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Load Balancing Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Load Balancing across the Cardiff region.

Load Balancing Salary Trend in Cardiff

Load Balancing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Load Balancing.

1 8 (100.00%) Internet
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) F5
4 4 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) FTP
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA

Load Balancing
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff region citing Load Balancing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Load Balancing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) CMS
1 3 (37.50%) Commerce Server
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Internet
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) FTP
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (37.50%) IPv4
5 3 (37.50%) IPv6
5 3 (37.50%) NAS
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
6 1 (12.50%) Junos
6 1 (12.50%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) MCP
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) AWS Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCDA
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 3 (37.50%) VMware